Using racial classifications to guide care could result in poorer health outcomes for non-white patients, medical professionals say.
As risk factors such as no health insurance and low income accumulate, colorectal cancer patients are less likely to finish chemotherapy.
After 10 years of living with a special device that helps the heart pump blood, one pediatric patient is part of an elite group of survivors.
Stanford Medicine researchers discover that certain proteins can predict survival for patients with a type of eye cancer.
Steps must be taken to prevent bias in sex, gender and race in health data gathered using artificial intelligence, Stanford researchers write.
Across the U.S., unequal medical care is harming nonwhite new moms and their babies. Stanford experts are studying how to flip the trends.
As an African American who also has a disability, Eric Sibley provides a role model for others within academic medicine.
The Stanford Health Care Clinical Virology Laboratory was a bustling place even before the COVID-19 pandemic. But the intensity has been palpable since its medical …
Stanford Medicine researchers create an online curriculum to enhance LGBTQ+ medical education for health care professionals.
The next phase of the global pandemic will bring new mental health challenges, so Stanford experts offer tips for building resilience.
Two Stanford gynecologists talk about pelvic and sexual pain, and why it's so important to empower patients to address it.
In addressing decades of structural racism in health care, Stanford Medicine researchers are devising new strategies to reach racial equity.
Stanford research findings could lead to new ways to block the bacteria Clostridium difficile -- or C. diff -- from multiplying in our guts.
Staff and faculty from across Stanford Medicine are stepping up to vaccinate members of the community at sites across the Bay Area.
Amid India’s COVID crisis, Stanford Medicine researchers are working to dispel misinformation and help people being treated at home.
Opioid-addiction care of medication and counseling could cut deaths by 16.9% and save up to $105,000 over lifetime of a patient’s care, study shows.